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How long does it take METFORMIN to help me lose weight?

Posted 15 Dec 2011 by doirinne 21 answers

I have been diagnosed with insulin resistance Nov 2011. Taking METFORMIN, HCL ER 2000mg (since 11/4/11 worked my way up to full dose). Been on full dose for 2.5 weeks now. No weight loss. I am keeping total daily carbs under 45grams per day. Total calories < 1400. PROTEIN = 60-80GRAMS PER DAY. ...

Humalog vs Novolog (Novalog): What's the difference?

Posted 14 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Humalog and Novolog (Novalog) are both insulins used in the treatment of diabetes. But what are the differences and similarities between them?

Levemir vs Lantus: What's the Difference?

Posted 22 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Levemir and Lantus are both types of insulin. But which one works for longer and which one has fewer side effects?

Diabetes, Type 2 - I have had diabetes now sense 2010 and have been having some problems. I can't?

Posted 15 days ago by KevenG 0 answers

... seem to keep my blood sugar below 250. most of the time it stays in the low 300's. I watch what I eat, I take my med's (including my insulin) and nothing works. Now, i have neuropathy in my feet (for the last year+) and the doctor put me on Gabapentin and Duloxetine. These drugs cause ...

What is inslin surge?

Posted 30 Dec 2016 by MR omar 0 answers

if prevented insulin surge that be benefit for the body for not storage the fat but in the same time will increase the blood glucose level

What are the symptoms of insulin resistance?

Posted 13 Dec 2016 1 answer

In the beginning stages, can it be treated with natural supplements and improved diet? Are there tests for it? Is it hereditary (example: grandparent?). Can prescription medications (prescribed for other conditions) cause it (or maybe be a contributing factor to developing it)? Does it cause ...

Metformin replacement for insulin resistance. Is there an alternate drug for insulin resistance?

Posted 3 Dec 2016 by edodd1943 0 answers

Metformin Hcl ER , two 500 mg at bedtime is causing side effects i.e. Weakness, fatigue, & insomnia. More pronounced is the quadriceps muscle pain & stiffness that developed almost immediately making it difficult to walk. I planned to use DMSO today to relieve pain. Please advise.

Insulin - How many "units" are in a 3ml vial?

Posted 25 Apr 2013 by coastalcajun 1 answer

Humulin N was prescribed for my cat at 2.5 units twice a day.

Canagliflozin - Do I try this drug ?

Posted 24 Nov 2016 by Huckfin 0 answers

After reading all the comments it has made me very frightened to try this drug. Given to me by a consultant for weight loss and my sugar levels. I use 2 types of insulin (long lasting and short acting) All of the side effects people describe, is it worth taking ?

When do I give my shot 110 and below?

Posted 20 Nov 2016 by louis5272 0 answers

my sugar is fluctuating from high(220) to low (60) am i giving myself enough insulin i check it 3 times daily it seems it goes down dramaticly when im sleeping 220)

I accidently took an extra dose of Victoza instead of my insulin. What should I do?

Posted 15 Oct 2016 by Laurie stenberg 0 answers

I have 2 pens and I take Victoza in morning and insulin at night. I grabbed the wrong pen and took 2 doses of Victoza in a day. Should I take my insulin

Too much rapid insulin?

Posted 5 Oct 2016 by Jaurdin 0 answers

My grandfather is in the ICU. I've been his full time caregiver for one year now. He has diabetes and was recently put in ICU for almost 600 fasting blood sugar. The dr DC'd the insulin pump. The nurse was checking his sugar every hour, his sugar was 583 so the nurse gave him 30u of rapid ...

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